Type 2 Diabetes rates in the United States have significantly increased over the past several decades. One of the biggest risk factor is poor diet and lack of exercise. Write an essay on Diabetes and Obesity in the United States. Include the answers to the following questions in your essay: 1. Differentiate between the causes of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Focus on production of insulin and binding of insulin to receptors on body cells. Use the following you tube clip to help: Watch Video Diabetes Epidemic – By 2020 50% Of America Will Have Diabetes Or Be Pre-Diabetic User: n/a – Added: 4/9/11 YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3K5tphkz-I 2. Describe the diabetes data (statistics) trends located on the CDC website. Include age (adult and child), gender, location (state), and ethnicity. 3. Read the CDC Diabetes Report Card 2017 . Describe the obesity data (statistics) trends located in the link below. Include age (adult and child), gender, location (state), and ethnicity. 4. Read “Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults and Youth: United States, 2011-2014.” Using the data that you described in parts 2 and 3, describe the relationship between increased obesity and the increased chance of developing type 2 diabetes in both adults and children. You may do additional research to answer any of the questions. Instructions: The assignment must fully answer all questions using data to support your ideas. Cite your sources within the body of your paper.
TYPE 2 DIABETES RATES IN THE UNITED STATES